August 1, 1899: “Newsboys’ Strike in Asbury Park”

Newsboys’ Strike In Asbury Park

Asbury Park, N.J., July 31 (Special).—One hundred and twenty-five newsboys went on strike to-night, and refused to handle “The Evening World” and “The Evening Journal.” The boys object to paying 60 cents a hundred for the papers, and will not handle them unless they can buy them for 50 cents a hundred.

Source: “Newsboys’ Strike in Asbury Park.” New-York Daily Tribune, 1 Aug. 1899, p. 3.